Marriott Rewards seems to continue the tradition of giving 1 elite qualifying night on your birthday month, as long as you click the email that you will receive or the link below.
Note that this only works IF you have your birth date on file with Marriott Rewards.
You can access Marriott’s web page for this offer here.
Getting one elite qualifying night is not a lot, but I guess that it could help you to qualify if you are very lose to Gold or Platinum.
Here are the terms and conditions of this offer: